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Instant Penetration Testing: Setting Up a Test Lab How-to by Vyacheslav Fadyushin

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Chapter 1. Instant Penetration Testing: Setting Up a Test Lab How-to

Welcome to Instant Penetration Testing: Setting Up a Test Lab How-to. This How-to contains the necessary information and essential steps required to do all the preparation work and build your own lab for practicing infrastructure, web, and Wi-Fi penetration testing.

Understanding penetration testing (Must know)

This section contains a short overview of penetration testing (what it is, what types of penetration testing exist, the typical workflow, and what you should remember).

Let us start by defining what penetration testing is and do a quick review of its main must-know details. According to NIST SP 800-115, Technical Guide to Information Security Testing and Assessment, it is ...

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